Innovation

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The blueberry farmers growing for a smoother supply chain

Mountain Blue Farms, one of Australia's biggest blueberry producers, is using innovative measures to grow their export market with the help of the CRC.

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Improving pasture growth with carbon grazing

Carbon grazing is helping farmers productively manage their land and livestock. But how does it work?

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Farmers set to benefit as new meat quality labels beef up

The MLA is pushing for an alternative labelling code for beef, and cattle farmers will be able to charge a premium – opening up export markets

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Milk matters: the dairy farmers innovating through education

Glenmore dairy farmers Gavin and Karina Moore don't just produce sensational milk, they are teaching the younger generation about the importance of the dairy industry.

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The thriving egg business that isn't too chicken to change

Molong egg farmer Rob Peffer has turned to free range eggs to keep his business growing in a challenging industry.

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Virtual fences to improve labour efficiency for farmers

Fencing has long been a time-consuming task for farmers, but a research project headed by the CSIRO using solar-powered cattle collars and virtual barriers offers a solution.

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What makes a truly innovative farmer?

The Andreazza family invested in creative solutions for their farm and now they are reaping the rewards with premium rice and wheat crops.

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Oyster growers thrive despite environmental crisis

North Coast oyster farmers have integrated clever practices to remain sustainable since the introduction of Pacific oysters.

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Floating solar panels on farm dams set to cut energy costs

Future water security and energy use is front of mind for farmers. Find out how this innovative renewable technology could transform the simple farm dam.

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Insects in overdrive: how dung beetles are helping farmers

Dung beetles may not be the prettiest but these creatures are helping improve pasture production, soil fertility, moisture retention and pest control.